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The Bears Bye Week Stats 

The Bears have reached the bye-week with a 2-4 record. After starting the year 0-3, the Bears showed some resilience in winning two of the next three. Despite the losing record, the Bears have shown some signs of promise and that’s showing up in the stats. Is Matt Forte the best RB in the NFL? […]

Picks Against The Spread: Week 7 Edition

Past two weeks I’ve had a record of 22-6 picking against the spread.  The lines have been all over the place this season and Vegas has once again given bettors a chance to make serious profit with another head scratching week. Seahawks (-6.5) over 49ers The 49ers can’t score and the Seahawks still have a […]

What Is a Catch?

   Here’s the NFL’s definition of a catch. How has something so simple as catching a football become one of the more complex and controversial topics in th NFL? Every week this topic is brought up at least once in seemingly a different set of circumstances, each more confusing than the last.   Now this quote […]

Lions Expose Inexperienced Bears secondary 

The Bears fill-in secondary finally gave way Sunday in Detroit. Matt Stafford and company lit them up for 400 passing yards and four touchdowns. Not only did it expose the entire unit, but showed the Bears need a serious upgrade at the secondary positions. Unfortunately for Tracy Porter, he’ll be blamed for Stafford’s first real […]

Alshon Jeffrey Improves Bears Offensive Outlook

Alshon Jeffrey has had an unfortunate start to his career. A player with an incredible amount of talent has had to battle through freak injuries that seem to linger on and on and on…but when he’s out there, and gets a chance to make plays, he always seems to do so. His play in Detroit […]

Chicago Bears Lose a Stupid Game of Football 34-37

I hope if you’re reading this, you’re reading it because you missed the game and want a recap. I hope you’re not one of the poor souls who sat through the four hours of whatever just happened on our television screens. I hope you were out doing yard work or reading a good book or […]

Game Preview: Bears (2-3) at Lions (0-5)

The Detroit Lions are a sad franchise. After a year where they essentially get cheated out of their first playoff win since the 18th century, they haven’t been able to get anything right on either side of the ball in 2015. It’s not that opposing teams have beat the Lions, it’s the Lions in typical […]


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